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Don’t Miss Out on These Tax Credits Before the End of the Year

Don't Miss Out on These Tax Credits Before the End of the Year

The federal government is offering attractive tax credits for home improvements that contribute to energy savings through the end of 2016. If you’ve considered investing in your home to increase

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What Are Energy Vampires and How Do They Affect Your Home?

What Are Energy Vampires and How Do They Affect Your Home?

Your home may not have ghosts, ghouls, and werewolves, but it probably has vampires — energy vampires, that is. These energy-wasters are very common in modern households. Here are ways

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Clean Up Your Air With These Houseplants

Clean Up Your Air With These Houseplants | Hartman Brothers

Houseplants don’t just add natural beauty and a sense of serenity to your home — numerous studies show that certain plants also absorb dangerous volatile organic compounds (VOC) and clean

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Don’t Forget to Protect Your HVAC System When You’re Remodeling

Don't Forget to Protect Your HVAC System When You're Remodeling | Hartman Brothers

One thing created during home remodeling is dust, and there can be a lot of it. This will cause problems for your HVAC system if you don’t take protective steps

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Bathroom Ventilation 101

Bathroom Ventilation 101 | Hartman Brothers

A lot of humidity gets added to your indoor air from daily activities like showering and bathing. If you don’t have adequate bathroom ventilation, that excess moisture creates a hospitable

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Ventilate Your Home by Opening Windows

Ventilate Your Home by Opening Windows

Without good ventilation, the Fort Wayne area’s humid springs and summers can get a little stifling. While your air conditioner can help, there’s a more budget-friendly way to get fresh

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Planning to Landscape Around Your A/C Unit? Try Xeriscaping

Planning to Landscape Around Your A/C Unit? Try Xeriscaping

That big, clunky air conditioner condenser/compressor sitting in your backyard certainly can be at odds with your landscaping plans. Chances are, though, it’s located in the optimum place to do

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Here’s Why Buying the System is Better Than Just the Unit

Here's Why Buying the System is Better Than Just the Unit

Many homeowners consider purchasing an entire HVAC system to be less economical than replacing just the part of the system that’s giving them the most problems. On the contrary, replacing

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The Difference Between the “Feels Like” Temperature and What Your Thermostat is Saying

The Difference Between the "Feels Like" Temperature and What Your Thermostat is Saying

When the number on your thermostat display doesn’t match up to the “feels like” temperature inside your home, it’s frustrating and worrisome. A difference between the actual and displayed temperature

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Don’t Forget to Spring Clean Your HVAC System

Don't Forget to Spring Clean Your HVAC System

With spring in full bloom here in the Midwest, it’s important to add your HVAC system to spring cleaning tasks. A clean, properly maintained central cooling and heating system will

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